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Does courtship bring genes into play?
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Being around the opposite sex activates genes to perform certain courtship rituals, says a new study.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:19:46 PM

Gurinder Chadha teams up with Rahman for animated film
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha will now make a Bollywood-style animated musical about monkeys and has roped in Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman to score music for the movie.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 12:32:35 PM

Is Kate Hudson pregnant?
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson is reportedly expecting her first child with boyfriend singer Matthew Bellamy.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 12:00:13 PM

Depp unfazed by 'The Tourist' criticism
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp is unfazed by the criticism his new film 'The Tourist' has got and feels great with the way the movie has turned out.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:59:39 AM

Culprit gene behind Alzheimer's identified
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) There is cheering news for Alzheimer's patients and people with Down's syndrome as Canadian researchers have identified the gene that destroys brain cells in these diseases.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:47:29 AM

San Francisco gets first gay museum in US
San Francisco, Jan 13 (DPA) The first gay museum in the US is opening in San Francisco, cementing the city's reputation as a mecca for alternative lifestyles.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:11:03 AM

Power fashion: US First Ladies' ball gowns on display
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) The person at the focal point of the inauguration ball for a US president is the First Lady. What will she wear? A museum in Washington has gathered together the ball gowns worn by First Ladies over the decades.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:10:32 AM

Pakistan is 'epicentre' of global terrorism: US
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Calling Pakistan as the 'epicentre' of global terrorism, a top US military official has said that America can't succeed in Afghanistan unless terrorist safe havens in Pakistan are shut down.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:12:54 AM

India, developing nations driving global growth, but risks remain
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Led by India and other developing countries, the world economy is moving on from a post-crisis bounce-back phase of recovery to slower but still solid growth this year and the next, according to the World Bank.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:03:55 AM

India may slow down to 8.4 percent in 2011: World Bank
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) South Asia's growth engine India is expected to slow down a tad to 8.4 percent this year from an estimated 9.5 percent in 2011 before rising again to 8.7 percent in 2012, the World Bank has forecast.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 9:56:30 AM

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